University of West Georgia

West Georgia

University of West Georgia

Carrollton, GA


MISSION STATEMENT

University Recreation inspires, empowers, and educates the university community by providing comprehensive, high-quality, student-focused programs, facilities and services that create community, connectivity and develop exceptional leaders who value and embody healthy lifestyles.

VISION

University Recreation will be recognized as a model of excellence by providing state-of-the-art facilities and leading edge programs which are built on the foundations of: innovation, creativity, student development, and established industry practices.

FACILITY AMENITIES

University Recreation offers recreational spaces open to all students — accessible via student ID cards — including:

  • Four indoor basketball courts
  • An indoor track
  • Cardio and fitness equipment
  • Aerobic studios
  • A game room
  • Climbing wall
  • Outdoor rental center

PROGRAMMING HIGHLIGHTS

West Georgia Outdoors

West Georgia Outdoors (WGO) is home to a wide variety of adventure opportunities for students, faculty and staff, including an adventure trips program, indoor rock climbing wall (48 feet high) that is part of student fees and employee benefits, and an equipment rental center located by the back HPE gym on the right.

Through these outlets, WGO seeks to provide opportunities for the UWG community to find adventure, challenge and growth. This allows individuals to push their personal limits, step out of their comfort zones and embrace life as a Wolf.

Campus Center/Events

The Campus Center hosts more than 1,500 events in its facility annually. It offers a variety of rental spaces for meetings, receptions, weddings, special events, pageants and conferences, to name a few. The full ballroom is 7,000 square feet, which can be separated into different arrangements. It also offers rooms for smaller events. The Campus Center invites students to take advantage of our unique spaces for their organizations.

Club Sports

The club sport program offers several competitive sport focused student organizations. From judo to climbing, these club teams practice and travel to compete in league matches, state and regional tournaments, as well as national association competitions.

Fitness & Wellness

The Fitness & Wellness program offers group fitness classes, personal training, fitness assessments and special events. Events may include powerlifting, competitions, wellness expo, dance parties and more. Functional training provides a unique area where students, faculty and staff can engage their entire body in functional, fluid motions to get exceptional results while having a fun fitness experience. The group fitness classes include yoga, cycling, strength, dance, boot camp and core-style classes.

Intramural Sports

Intramural Sports is a great way to compete against fellow wolves in different sports throughout the year. The program offers sport leagues and tournaments each semester for all currently enrolled students, graduate students, faculty and staff. There are co-ed, women and men’s leagues available. Sports include flag football, sand volleyball, basketball, softball, soccer, ultimate frisbee, golf tournament, and dodgeball.

Bobby Dyer
Bobby is a staff writer at Peake Media. Reach him at bobby@peakemedia.com.

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